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Thursday, January 13, 2011
A Tale of Two Heroes
Daniel Hernandez, the gay assistant of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who helped save her life, was hailed by President Obama as a hero. 35 years ago, the gay man who saved Gerald Ford from a similar attack had a very different experience.
The Lead offers some commentary on a Los Angeles Timeseditorial comparing the two stories and their aftermath.